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Can Western Firms Stop Profiting From Poor Nations’ Corruption?

Can Western Firms Stop Profiting From Poor Nations’ Corruption?

The daughter of Angola’s former president may face charges of corruption that was made easier by established business advisers.
‘Birth Tourism’ Faces New Restrictions From State Department

‘Birth Tourism’ Faces New Restrictions From State Department

The Trump administration is coming out with new visa restrictions aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the U.S. to give birth so their children can have a coveted U.S.
The sordid tale of Microsoft's epic tax evasion and the war they waged against the IRS

The sordid tale of Microsoft's epic tax evasion and the war they waged against the IRS

Microsoft maintains the fiction that it has sold its most valuable copyrights and other intangible assets to a tiny factory in Puerto Rico, where, thanks to promising to hire a mere 85 workers, it
High-Tech Taxman Who Loves Hockey Is Putin’s New Premier

High-Tech Taxman Who Loves Hockey Is Putin’s New Premier

Vladimir Putin is putting his trust in an obscure technocrat with little political experience to be prime minister and revive Russia’s flagging economy, as he prepares the country for the most
Frederick Richmond, 96, Dies; Congressman Undone by Corruption

Frederick Richmond, 96, Dies; Congressman Undone by Corruption

A wealthy House member and a champion of liberal causes as a New York civic leader, he was forced to quit Congress in 1982 in a corruption scandal.
Frederick Richmond, 96, Dies; Congressman Undone by Corruption

Frederick Richmond, 96, Dies; Congressman Undone by Corruption

A wealthy House member and a champion of liberal causes as a New York civic leader, he was forced to quit Congress in 1982 in a corruption scandal.
Michael Cohen, Broken and Humiliated, Asks for Leniency From Prison

Michael Cohen, Broken and Humiliated, Asks for Leniency From Prison

He told a judge that he “sold his soul” in working as President Trump’s lawyer.
HSBC to pay about $200 million for helping rich Americans hide money

HSBC to pay about $200 million for helping rich Americans hide money

The settlement marks the end of an era for Swiss banks enabling US tax evasion. America's own internal tax havens are taking its place.
New York Deepens Its Investigation Into the N.R.A.

New York Deepens Its Investigation Into the N.R.A.

A new subpoena from the state attorney general seeks, among other things, records related to campaign finance and to the gun group’s charitable arm.
New York Deepens Its Investigation Into the N.R.A.

New York Deepens Its Investigation Into the N.R.A.

A new subpoena from the state attorney general seeks, among other things, records related to campaign finance and to the gun group’s charitable arm.
Former Baltimore mayor indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges for allegedly abusing office for personal gain

Former Baltimore mayor indicted on fraud and tax evasion charges for allegedly abusing office for personal gain

Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was charged with wire fraud and tax evasion for allegedly abusing her office for significant financial gain, according to The Washington Post.Pugh resigned in May
Former Baltimore Mayor Indicted for Using Office to Enrich Herself; Donald Trump Curiously Quiet

Former Baltimore Mayor Indicted for Using Office to Enrich Herself; Donald Trump Curiously Quiet

A grand jury has indicted an elected official for fraud, tax evasion and conspiracy for allegedly using the power of their office for personal, political and financial gain. Read more...
Uninhabited mansions of London's "Billionaires' Row"

Uninhabited mansions of London's "Billionaires' Row"

London real estate has been a favorite place for oligarchs and thugs to safely park their ill-gotten money. This 9-minute documentary takes you on a tour of North London's Billionaires' Row of
Michael Cohen’s Ex-Partner Gets Probation After Turning on Him

Michael Cohen’s Ex-Partner Gets Probation After Turning on Him

Evgeny A. Freidman, once known as New York’s Taxi King, cooperated in the federal investigation of Mr. Cohen.
Michael Cohen’s Ex-Partner Gets Probation After Turning on Him

Michael Cohen’s Ex-Partner Gets Probation After Turning on Him

Evgeny A. Freidman, once known as New York’s Taxi King, cooperated in the federal investigation of Mr. Cohen.
Michael Cohen’s Ex-Partner Gets Probation After Turning on Him

Michael Cohen’s Ex-Partner Gets Probation After Turning on Him

Evgeny A. Freidman, once known as New York’s Taxi King, cooperated in the federal investigation of Mr. Cohen.
How to Open an Offshore Bank Account

How to Open an Offshore Bank Account

Offshore banking is a thing you hear don’t hear about in normal, everyday, real life. It’s for news stories about tax-evaders who got caught. It’s for this season’s plot of of How to Get Away With
Former IRS Employee Gets 32 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

Former IRS Employee Gets 32 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion

A former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee was sentenced Friday to 32 months in prison for tax evasion.
Estate Tax Can Pay Off for States, Even if the Superrich Flee

Estate Tax Can Pay Off for States, Even if the Superrich Flee

New research shows that even if wealthy residents move away, the revenue at death from those who stay outweighs any loss in income taxes.
Showdown in Tunisia as TV Mogul, Professor Battle for Presidency

Showdown in Tunisia as TV Mogul, Professor Battle for Presidency

Tunisians go to the polls Sunday in a presidential vote that offers two starkly different directions for the birthplace of the Arab Spring.